Skip to Content

African American Studies Program

Dr. Cleveland Sellers

Spring 2019 course with Dr. Cleveland Sellers Jr.

 

FILMS AND STORIES OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT WITH DR. CLEVELAND SELLERS JR.

The African American Studies Program is proud to offer a new and exciting class starting March 18, examining the history of the multi-generational Civil Rights Movement. The class, titled “Films and Stories of the Civil Rights Movement,” will be taught by Civil Rights icon Dr. Cleveland Sellers Jr. and Ramon Jackson, a doctoral student in the history department. The course will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 - 8:15pm in Gambrell 151.

Current USC students can enroll in this course for 3 credit hours under AFAM 397.Y1B. Unfortunately, registration for the community is now closed. There are no more seats available for local community guests to attend the film screenings in this course. Please visit the AFAM Studies website for more information about program news and community events.


LOCATION AND PARKING FOR GAMBRELL HALL 151

Parking is available behind Gambrell Hall (lot across street from UKIRK Presbyterian Campus Ministry, 1702 Greene St.) and metered parking (first three levels) is available in the Pendleton St. Garage, 1501 Pendleton St.

Click here to see campus map

 

Film Screenings Open to Registered Community Guests

DATE

TOPIC

FILM

Mon., March 18

Critiquing the Traditional Narrative of the Civil Rights Movement

Eyes on the Prize: Awakenings (1954-1956) [57 min.]

Before Rosa: The Unsung Contributions of Sarah Mae Flemming [30 min.]

Mon., March 25

Grassroots Mobilization and the Black Freedom Movement 

February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four [1 hr.]

Mon., April 1

SNCC, Freedom Summer, and the Movement for Voting Equality

Freedom Summer [2 hrs.]

Mon., April 3

Women in the Civil Rights Movement: The Women of SNCC

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker [50 min.]

Fannie Lou Hamer [1 hr.]

Mon., April 15

Dreams Deferred: Martin Luther King Jr. after the March on Washington

King in the Wilderness [2 hrs.]

Mon., April 22

Black Power

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution [2 hrs.]

Mon., April 29

The Black Campus Movement: Student Power, Racial Self-Determination and State Repression

Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, 1968 [55 min.]

 

 

Sponsored by the Institute for African American Research, the Center for the Civil Rights History and Research, and the African American Studies Program

 

logo

 


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.

©